Gijs Hendriks studied Biomedical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). As part of his Master's program, he did an internship at the Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre (Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom) in 2012. Under supervision of Pete Thelwall, he worked on the development of an MRI scanning protocol to obtain concentrations of metabolites, fat and other molecules of interest in skeletal muscle of patients suffering from dysferlinopathy. Thereafter he did his graduate project in the research groups of Peter Hilbers (Computational Biology) and Klaas Nicolay (Biomedical NMR) at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the TU/e. During this project, he investigated energy metabolism in human skeletal muscle during exercise by combining in vivo 31P-MRS measurements and computational modelling. He received his Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering in March 2014. Since July 2014, he is a PhD student on the project entitled “3D ultrasound elastography for detection of tumours in breast”.